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Griffin Gargoyle Cold Cast Resin Desktop Statue, 6-3/4 inches

Item# 510547
$28.00
  • Best decoration to your room
  • Made of Cold Cast Resin
  • Intricate Detailing
  • Great for display
  • Design is stylish and innovative. Satisfaction Ensured
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Item Size :  6 3/4H in.


In architecture, a Gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque with a spout designed to convey water from a roof and away from the side of a building. Preventing rainwater from running down masonry walls is important because running water erodes the mortar between the stone blocks. Architects often used multiple gargoyles on buildings to divide the flow of rainwater off the roof to minimize the potential damage from a rainstorm. A trough is cut in the back of the gargoyle and rainwater typically exits through the open mouth. Gargoyles are usually an elongated fantastic animal because the length of the gargoyle determines how far water is thrown from the wall. When Gothic flying buttresses were used, aqueducts were sometimes cut into the buttress to divert water over the aisle walls.
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